It is time to get the cardboard out and start working on a creative boat for this year’s big race!  The event is fun & exciting for participants & spectators, due to the innovative entries, dedicated sponsors, enthusiastic staff & volunteers.

Registration forms, rules & general information can be obtained at or by contacting the Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department at 918.684.6302. The Park and Recreation office is the distribution center for cardboard to construct your own boat. You can pick up your FREE cardboard, at 837 E Okmulgee, Muskogee, OK from 8am to 5pm.

Event Dates:  August 26, Friday night - Parade of Boats and Harbor Party
Harbor Party: 6:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Live Music:  Band - Infinity 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

                        August 27, Saturday - Regatta (cardboard boat races)

Registration: Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Race Time:    Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- Approx. 2:00 p.m.

For only $50.00 per boat, you and your crew can enter the 4nd ANNUAL RIVER RUMBA CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA.

Brought to you by:  Muskogee Exchange Club, Muskogee Parks and Recreation, Port of Muskogee and Muskogee Convention and Tourism. 

CONTACT:  Mark Wilkerson,, Muskogee Parks and Recreation Department – 918.684.6302 or Judy McCombs - Port of Muskogee,